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Giants

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: External Id = sh 85054843,Created For = CW

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of a story 'A Chromag Gabh mu n Cuairt', 1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/19
Scope and Contents Fragment of the story 'A Chromag Gabh mu n Cuairt' probably collected from Ruaridh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The text tells how the story of the man arriving at the giant's house and being hidden by the giant's wife. The full text of the story can be found at CW109/3 folio 6r.

Fragment of a story entitled 'Nighean an Fhuilt Oir agus na Cir Airgiod', c1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/28
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story entitled 'Nighean an Fhuil Oir agus na Cir Airgiod' probably collected in An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye in which there is a family of three brothers and one sister, who has golden hair. She goes off to find her fortune and takes her silver hen with her. She comes across a house, is invited in by the owner and stays there. One of her brother decides to go and find her so his mother bakes two bannocks and offers him the big bannock with her recommendation or the small...

Notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1856-1880

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109
Scope and Contents Notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael made up of three excise notebooks marked 'Journal', 'Account Current' and 'Bills Receivable'/'Bills Payable' and a single folio. The first book is marked on the front with 'Carbost June 13 1861 Alexander Carmichael' [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye].The second book is inscribed with the same text on the front cover and the inside front covers reads 'Alasdair A Mac 'Illemhicheil Cillendraisd, Liosmor' [Cill Anndrais/Killandrist, Lios...

Song beginning 'La dh'an Fheinn ann Beinn-eudain', October 1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/11
Scope and Contents Song beginning 'La dh'an Fheinn ann Beinn-eudain' [Laoidh Chaoillte]. All of the text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere. The first folio, folio 26r, was originally written in pencil but has been written over in ink, the rest are only written in pencil.

Song entitled 'Laoidh Chaoilte', 21 January 1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/11
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoidh Chaoilte' [The Lay of Caoilte] beginning 'La dhom Fhinn am Beinn aon eunaidh, Dhan Fhinn uile fir cholgun'. The name of the individual from whom it was collected has not been recorded. The text has been scored through in ink and a transverse note reads 'Transcribed into MS Book No II page 329 A[lexander]. A[rchibald]. C[armichael].'

Song entitled 'Laoidh Chaoilte', c1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/77
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Laoidh Chaoilte' collected from an unnamed informant on 21 January 1865 beginning 'La dha'n Fheinn am Beinn-eunaidh, Dha'n Fheinn uile fir cholgun'. The song is composed of sixty-four lines and carries some pencil annotations.

Story about giant killer, 21 February 1861

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/5
Scope and Contents Story about a giant killer collected from Donull Mac Cuieag [Donald MacCaig], Fearan an lea, who learnt it more that twenty years before from Donull Mac a Phee [Donald MacPhee], Talamsgeir [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea and Talaisgeir/Talisker, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The story tells how the brother and sister did not get on with each other and an old woman warned the brother that the sister would try to kill him that night by hiding a giant under some rushes and encouraging him to...

Story entitled 'A Chromag a Ghabh Mu an Cuairt', c1862

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/3
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'A Chromag a Ghabh Mu an Cuairt' collected from Ruairidh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost on 6 March 1861 and Donnacha Mac Dhiarmaid [Duncan MacDiarmaid], Fearan-na letha [Fearann an Leagha/Fernilea, both An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. This is a story about an old man, who does not get on with his wife and in order to prove to her that he is not useless goes off on a journey. He happens upon a giant's house and on receiving hospitality from the giant's wife and being...

Story entitled 'A Chromag a ghabh mu an Cuairt', 1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/3
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'A Chromag a ghabh mu an Cuairt' collected from Ruathraidh Camshron [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] on 14 November 1860. This is a story about an old man, who does not get on with his wife and in order to prove to her that he is not useless goes off on a journey. He happens upon a giant's house and on receiving hospitality from the giant's wife and being hidden from the giant discovers that they own a magic tablecloth which with the...

Story entitled 'A Ch[r]omag gabh mun cuairt', 6 February 1861

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/17
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'A Ch[r]omag gabh mun cuairt' collected from Ruari Camashorn [Roderick Cameron], Carbost [Càrabost, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. This is a story about an old man, who does not get on with his wife and in order to prove to her that he is not useless goes off on a journey. He happens upon a giant's house and on receiving hospitality from the giant's wife and being hidden from the giant discovers that they own a magic tablecloth which with the magic words provides food and...